Data Replicability

Posted on Tue 13 March 2018 in Analysis • Tagged with Economics, externalities, Cleaning the Glass, Sloan, SSAC

By not releasing data, the analytics culture is only hurting itself.

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Coffee Shop Equilibrium

Posted on Sat 03 March 2018 in Analysis • Tagged with Economics, equilibrium, coffee shops

Attempting to answer the age old question - Why can’t I get a seat in a coffee shop?

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More on Apple’s Pricing Strategy

Posted on Wed 05 April 2017 in News • Tagged with apple, pricing, economics, iPad, above avalon

Apple’s choosing an interesting method to price iPad’s.

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Incentives Leading to Fake News

Posted on Sun 02 April 2017 in News • Tagged with incentives, fake news, economics

Just another example of applied economics.

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Are transaction costs good for consumers?

Posted on Sat 25 February 2017 in Economics • Tagged with economics, transaction costs, kindle, internet

It’s more complicated than it appears at first glance

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Perfect Competition Assumptions in Real Life

Posted on Fri 17 February 2017 in News • Tagged with price competition, economics, analysis

Showing perfect competition assumptions hold up in real life.

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Modeling Valentine’s Gift Giving

Posted on Fri 10 February 2017 in Economics • Tagged with background, economics, game theory

Unsure if you should give a Valentine’s Gift? We solved it with Economics.

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Open Bar to Capture Consumer Surplus

Posted on Sun 05 February 2017 in Analysis • Tagged with analysis, economics, pricing

Using an open bar can help to capture consumer surplus. Who knew!

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A FiveThirtyEight Riddler Attempt

Posted on Thu 15 December 2016 in Economics • Tagged with background, economics, game theory

An introduction to Game Theory by way of FiveThirtyEight and The Riddler…

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Minimum Wage Followup

Posted on Sun 20 November 2016 in Analysis • Tagged with economics, efficiency wage theory, followup

A deeper dive on Efficiency Wage Theory

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